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Nov 12, 2012 7:30am EST
's idea at this point was to invade france and knock britain out of the war thereby. with the intent later on to invade the soviet union. he hated communism. this is one thing that was really part of his agenda. he was actually going to invade france in the wintertime, in november-december. he had to put that off because -- >> of 1939? >> 1939. because of the invasion plans fell into the hands of the french and the british, so we put off the invasion until may and he came up with a new plan. the old plan actually have been similar to world war i. it was going to come through belgium along the channel coast, and down into paris. buddy had to completely rearrange that andy came up with the idea -- one of his generals -- to think through belgium but send the majority of his armored power through the ardennes forest further south and come further behind any french and british armies that went to belgium once the war started. and this worked perfectly, beginning may 10, 1940.s? and the british and the frenchv did what the germans expected. as soon as the germans when into belgium, the french a
Nov 18, 2012 9:00pm EST
the treaty that was not of interest. i am a prime minister who said even in tough economic times of britain will not break its promises to the poorest of our world. i am sharing the united nations high-level panel of development with ambition of eradicating absolute poverty in our world. i am a prime minister who will work closely with president obama in a renewed effort on the middle east peace process, and let us congratulate him tonight on winning a historic second term. yes, i am a prime minister who will -- you will bring troops home from afghanistan. let us all take a moment to pay tribute, as we all did yesterday, to the extraordinary courage of the brave servicemen and women who across the generations have given their lives for our safety and freedom. [applause] now i have spoken about the traditional foreign policy issues on many occasions, but tonight i wanted to make a different kind of speech. do not worry, not about the bbc. [laughter] because i have done something else with form policy, too. i have given it a new, commercial focus. when i became prime minister as the to the di
Nov 24, 2012 11:30am EST
was to invade france and knock britain out of the war thereby with the intent later on to invade the soviet union. he just, he hated communism. this was one thing that was really part of his agenda. he was actually going to invade france in winter time, in november or december. he had to put that off because -- >> host: of 1939? >> guest: of 1939. because the invasion plans fell into the hands of the french and the british. so he put off the invasion until may, and he came up with a new plan. the old plan, actually, had been similar to world war i. it was going to come through belgium along the channel coast and could down into paris, but d to completely rearrange that. and can he came up with the idea -- and he came up with the idea, actually, one of his generals, to feint through belgium but send the majority of his armored power through the ardenne forest and come behind any french and british armies that went into belgium once the war started. and this worked perfectly begins on may 10th of 1940. and the british and the french did what the germans expected. as soon as the germans went i
Nov 7, 2012 2:30pm PST
been talking today -- talking about today, britain belongs in europe. >> simon, we thank you very much for that. the meeting between chancellor merkel and the british premiere tonight will also address the broader issue of britain's strained relationship with europe. >> anti-european sentiment has been growing lately with many british citizens disliking the idea of brussels having a say in their daily business. >> but many business leaders are worried that attitude can go too far, and they say membership in the european club has too many benefits to risk throwing away. >> this historic factory was once right with the clutter, he, and grime of train production. it is the heartland of british industry, but it was replaced by modern, midsize companies like this company which makes indicator lights, lamps, and safety equipment and exports most of its output. >> we do not to see britain as our home market. we see europe as our home market. it is on our doorstep. the easiest market to get to. at the end of the day, generally, people want to do pbusiness with them as well, which is important.
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
britain's backing, syriana's new opposition leaders have talks in london. and the unmistakable sound of led zeppelin. we talked to jimmy page about their special honor in the u.s. >>> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. we begin with dramatic developments in the middle east. palestinian militants have fired a rocket all the way to jerusalem for the first time in decades. they have also targeted tel aviv. israel has risen but by calling up reserve troops and stepping up its bombardment of gaza. in a moment, a report from the gaza strip were there more civilian casualties today. first, we have this report from tel aviv. >> today, and the heart of israel, sirens scream for people to take cover from rocket fire. the past 24 hours have come as quite a shock. even for the million israelis living close to gaza, fear is part of their daily lives, the mortar and rocket fire have increased dramatically. one young couple went out to look at the rocket damage to their house and the warning of another attack sent them running. fire also interrupted a funer
Nov 23, 2012 1:15am EST
that was then unknown in britain. and she asked to see how american women went shopping. well, he visited was hastily arranged after the game, startling hundreds of shoppers. wearing a full-length mink coat, she and prince philip explored the supermarket like a pair of anthropologists in american culture. she marveled at the quantity and range of projects. the queen was particularly intrigued by the frozen chicken pot pies. and she quizzed the store's manager about refrigeration techniques and how the checkout counters worked. at her insistence, they arrived at their next stop, new york city, by water, which is something she had been dreaming about since childhood. squealed with tonight ungentle life. she compared to a rule of great tools. she ate a three course meal, which was highly unusual for a site, said she was never supposed to be filmed eating. when the royal couple left after midnight, their limousine was lit up the crowds lining the streets to see her in her glittering evening gown and her diamond tear a. many of the women were wearing bathrobes and they have curlers in her hair. look at al
Nov 19, 2012 12:30am EST
that came before, our done fri, britain can succeed. so let me turn. helping britain sell abroad is the fy tall part of the answer. but winning abroad actually begins at home. our country will only rise if we let our people rise. if we break aspiration and those who wanted to get on in life that means sorting out our welfare system and education because the most powerful natural resources we have are our people. i took the whole cabinet today to an academy school in bristol to show the transformation we need in our education system right across country. we need schools with high standards and high expectations so all our children get a proper start in this new competitive world. of course, we also need to deal with the deaf so it we can safeguard low interest rates and give businesses the confidence to invest in britain and to create jobs for our people. and we need to reba lance our economy, to expand our private sector. that is why we're cutting corporation tax rates to the lowest. it's why we've introduced system of the most generous tax breaks in start-ups available anywhere in the wor
Nov 18, 2012 9:30pm EST
it businesses the confidence to invest in britain and create jobs for our people. we need to rebalance our economy to expand the private sector, to put britain at the forefront of the global race for high knowledge, high-volume goods. that is why we are cutting corporation tax rates to the lowest across the deep -- the g- 20. it is why we have a patient box so we only pay 10 percent tax on the profits you make on intellectual property. building a truly aspirational economy requires something else even more fundamental to restore our competitiveness. i have long believed together with others that reducing tax, cutting regulation, that is not enough. we need a mortgage strategic, a modern approach to maintain and develop our global comparative advantage and to get out there and make the most of it. we need what i call on modern industrial strategy. not keeping dead industries on life-support, but supporting industries where we have a competitive edge and incur -- high-growth industries of the future. creating an ambitious, coordinated and muscular approach to government that allows them to f
Nov 11, 2012 1:20pm EST
with that on the great britain but also the united states was prominently. so there is sort of a axes of democracy against the axis of evil turn we will work to. so that is the issue. however, china's role in world war ii, in theory, should be very important because a pro harbor because china, as well as the united states, faced the same asian enemy. sir u.s. strategy should have focused on asia, but because of britain's persuasion and roosevelts strategic thinking and u.s. and allied overall adopted a policy of europe first is the second strategy. that dramatically reduced the importance of the china theater which have become a major issue term world politics.  china constantly tries to justify its importance in the overall global strategy while most of the british tried to downplay of rome. and in retrospect both sides ha validity in the arguments. by that time china became very important toward the end of 43-44. the nature of were changed because the u.s. original strategy was to drive japanese to the western pacifi
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
believe may be one of britain's worst predatory sex offenders ever with possibly hundreds of victims over four decades. they say some abuse may have happened on bbc property. >> jon: wait! that guy? (laughter) that creepy looking dude was britain's dick clark? let me tell you something! first of all, dick clark didn't look like route tkpwer hauer playing one of the child catchers from "chitty chitty bang bang." (laughter) i don't want to judge a book by its cover but if this fellow was a book i'm pretty sure the cover would be "don't leave me alone with your kids: the jimmy savile story." what did this now known pedophile host? well, it was a hugely popular show called jim "jim eel fix it" where children would write in and he would grant their wishes. their wishes. (audience reacts) he was like santa claus. but real and a pedophile. (laughter) so really nothing like santa claus. all right, this is a horrific story. but the bbc weren't the only ones who failed to look so too closely into jimmy savile's activities. he received a knight hood and not just from the queen but also-- and this is
Nov 29, 2012 2:30pm PST
, but will it make a difference on the ground? >> officials in britain say the behavior of the country's press is outrageous and call for new commissions. >> berlin poser reform tested as police use force against protesting farmers and monks. for the palestinian leadership is set to receive huge support for united nations recognition of a palestinian state today, despite strong u.s. and israeli opposition. >> in europe is also divided on the move. a majority of the 27-nation european union including france and spain, is expected to back the palestinians. germany, on the other hand, said it would abstain, and britain is expected to do so as well. >> hundreds of palestinian flags flying in support of statehood. people await the outcome of the united nations vote with bated breath. many have been waiting for this for a long time. recognition of a palestinian state by the united nations. >> today is a very important day for the palestinian people. we are excited. we are happy. we think the international community will not be disappointed at this time. i hope. >> palestinians are pushing to have th
Nov 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
of britain accused brussels of living in a parallel universe. gavin hewitt is at the summit, and filed this report. >> europe's leaders had stood together, but they could not reach an agreement in the seven year budget. in the end, the differences were too great between those receiving the grants and those writing the checks. david cameron did not get what he wanted. >> we have had a good discussion. i think we understand each other's issues much better, but frankly, the deal on the table was not good enough. >> the original budget proposal of more than a trillion euros had been reduced by 80 million, but david cameron was particularly irritated that commissioners did not receive any cuts to their salaries. >> the idea that eu institutions are unwilling to consider these sorts of changes is insulting to taxpayers. >> david cameron insisted the british rebate was non- negotiable. on this occasion, the u.k. was not the outcast. it had allies in the dutch, the swedes, the finns. even the german chancellor was sympathetic to holding out for a deal that included britain. >> the second optio
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
-- and claims neil hayward supplied information about him and his family to britain's secret service. and the blockbuster with game members queuing around the block. hello, it's midday here in london and 7:00 a.m. in beijing and 7:00 a.m. in washington where after the campaign, the polls have opened. let's go live to jane hill there. >> hello. and welcome to washington, d.c. millions of americans are going to the polls today to decide who will be their president for the next four years. the race between the democratic president, barack obama and governor mitt romney is one of the tightest in decades and may well be decided in a handful of key states. president obama appears to have the lead in a number of those key states but governor romney is campaigning right up to the wire and taking part in rallies in ohio and pennsylvania. more from adam brooks. ♪ >> opening for the president of the united states. it's jay-z revving up the crowd during last-minute campaigning in ohio. [applause] >> mr. obama needs all the star power he can get. this election is very, very close. americans are
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
largest software firm in europe. the largest software firm in britain. if there is fraud here, if there is some major accounting error why in the world did these firms that are supposed to be doing due diligence on behalf of hp, not find it. and if they didn't find it, what are they getting paid so much money for? i don't get it. i don't understand the culture of wall street. i think a lot of these things are simply badges of good housekeeping that people and companies pay a lot of money for but that actually have no significance at all. >> eliot: professor, you're exactly right. i was at the firms. i've done these deals. these pieces of paper the due diligence documents that are generated are worthless. they're a sham. they are a fraud. these big accounting firms and law firms are given huge paychecks to bless deals that are usually not worth doing but they make money on the fees and the underlying merits of the deal. are never seriously critiqued. the accounting itself is a sham. this is as bad as it gets.
Nov 26, 2012 1:15am EST
withdrew a series of newly independent states demerged but britain was there to help quell the pressures that have brought the brits there during the previous century. and the absence of american empower washington had to iranians. the same two the united states military stuck around to help train. >>host: first, was there any resentment on the countries where they talk about to damage their affairs or monitor hours? was there a resentment? >> that is a complicated question. in a period of 1968 and the british manage their withdrawal, many arab emirates announced they were happy to see the british leave. and did a guy is of the persian gulf they profess they did not want the united states to replace them. in private the era of small emirates along the coast were petrified. 150 years they had enjoyed a certain degree of british protection and those and their leaders made offers to both london and washington to offer financial incentives for the british and americans to stay. they were afraid of the giant neighbor to the north north, i ran that since world war ii had been attempting to rea
Nov 4, 2012 9:00pm EST
to their families. will the prime minister confirm that if he cannot get a good deal for britain in the eu to negotiations, he will use the veto and reject any advice on this matter from those who gave ours away? >> i can absolutely give my honorable friend that assurance. this government is taking the toughest line in these budget negotiations of any government since we joined the european union. at best we would like a cat, at --it cut, at worst frozen. i am prepared to use the veto if we do not get a deal good for britain. but it is in our interests to try to get a deal. a seven year freeze would keep our bills down compared to annual budgets. the latest position is one of complete opportunism. they gave away half the rebates and sent the budget through the roof and now they want to get a good deal for britain. >> ed miliband. >> mr. speaker, can i start applying the -- joining the prime minister to pay tribute to corporal david o'connor from the royal marines and corporal channing day of the medical regiment, the royal army medical corps. their deaths are a reminder of the unremitting
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm EST
of the year. in britain, five banks control 80% of the retail market. sounds like they treat their customers poorly. hill understands the power of customer service. metro bank is bringing in new accounts and taking in new deposits faster than commerce bank used to. don't forget, he's doing this in a hostile environment. britain is in an austerity induced recession now. you wouldn't think this is a great time to open a bank. hill's customer friendly model is so driven these big picture negatives don't seem to matter. hill's new book "fans, not customers: how to create growth companies in a no growth world" hit the u.s. shelves today. i recommend reading it. i have. when somebody is this good, you want to learn everything they have to teach you. this is like danny myers' book. okay? remember that one. "setting the table. ""let's talk to the man who's the greatest banker of his generation. mr. hill, welcome to "mad money." great to see you, vernon. have a seat. all right. now, i remember commerce as one of the greatest stocks i ever owned from my hedge fund. we can't get into metro yet, but des
Nov 23, 2012 12:00am EST
. ostensibly a conflict with britain over national sovereignty the american war of 1812 very quickly became instead a test or a condition, test of the strength and meaning of american patriotism. now we often tend to forget about the war of 1812. it's easy to lose track of it between the glory of the revolutionary independence movement and the really transformative carnage of the civil war, but the war of 1812 does enjoy a certain dubious distinction of its own, and that is that it was the first war ever to be formerly declared in a modern democracy. in a democracy, public opinion matters. politicians gained and maintained power through the approval of the populace. so in strict military and diplomatic terms, the war of 1812 may not have accomplished very much. been in 1815 the british had burned washington d.c. to the ground. the national debt had nearly tripled from 45 million to 127 million all of the united states had accomplished was getting the british to maintain the status quo, that is to keep all matters of diplomatic -- exactly the same status they had before the war. all territ
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
of the scandal comes from conservative media outlets in britain who want to see the network dismantled and funded. and we're joined by donald findlater, a sexual abuse spokesperson for the lucy faithful foundation in britain. lay out the jimmy savile story and the overall -- we're talking about two sex scandals bringing down the leadership of the bbc. >> i have really focused on the savile aspect of the scandal thus far. what i can say is there has been an enormous scandal. you're talking about hundreds of people coming forth. most of them women, saying a word used by him in schools and hospitals, and psychiatric facilities across the country. this is all coming to light now. >> tell us the story of the one woman that you profiled in the new york times who had been trying to come forward for decades. >> it is a really tragic story. debra said she was abused by jimmy savile at a reform school back in the 1970's and for @years, she said whenever she heard in mentioned in connection with sexual abuse, she tried calling up newspapers, tried getting her story out there and nobody wanted to speak with
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
have kept is that we would increase spending every year under this government and in britain, in england that is happening, in wales there's a massive cuts run by a neighbor. >> mr. speaker, several thousand fewer nurses with the public supporting and a very specific question about a promise by the secretary, the leader of the house, promise a year ago he promised a year ago that there will be no rationing. this is what the president of the world college of ophthalmologists recently said. he said this. pcs are not falling government guidelines. there restricting access to cataract surgery. he got rid of them. can the prime minister tell me why for the first time in six years the number of cataract operations actually fell? what i can tell him is under this government the number of doctors is up, the number of operations is up, waiting lists are down, waiting time down. that is what is happening. he quote primary care trust. there abolishing primary care trust and putting the money into front line services. that is what is happening under this government. they believe, he beli
Nov 25, 2012 1:15pm EST
the british withdrew, series of newly independent states emerged but neither the united states or or britain was there to quell interstate pressures that brought the brits there during the previous century. so, in the absence of american power, washington had to rely on two surrogates. the saudis and the iranians. those same two countries, after world war ii, of which the united states military stuck around to help train. >> host: well, first off, professor, was there any resentment on the part of some of the countries in the middle east where we talk about taking over for the english, to manage their affairs or to monitor our affairs in the middle east? was there resentment in the persian gulf area about that? >> that's a complicated question. i would think for public consumption, in the period 1968 to 1971 when the british were managing their withdrawal, many of the arab emirates publicly pronounced they were happy to see the british leave. and under the guise of the persian gulf for the local powers, they publicly profess they didn't want the united states to replace them. in private, on
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
would increase spending every year under this government and in britain, in england that is happening, in wales there's a massive cuts run by a neighbor. >> mr. speaker, seral thousand fewer nurses with the public supporting and a very specific question about a promise by the secretary, the leader of the house, promise a year ago he promised a year ago that there will be no rationing. this is what the president of the world college of ophthalmologists recently said. he said this. pcs are not falling government guidelines. there restricting access to caract surgery. he got rid of them. can the prime minister tell me why for the first time in six years the number of cataract operations actually fell? what i can tell him is under this government the number of doctors is up, the number of operations is up, waiting lists are down, waiting time down. that is what is happening. he quote primary care trust. there abolishing primary care trust and putting the money into front line services. that is what is happening under this government. they believe, he believes increasing spending is irresp
Nov 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
member states. britain's deputy prime minister, and it clegg, a member of the democrats, is skeptical this government can single-handedly turn the tide of the use sentiment -- nick clegg is skeptical this government can single-handedly turn the tide of you sentiment. >> it is wishful thinking to suggest we could effectively give ourselves a free pass to undercut a single market. >> camera could find himself once again somewhat isolated among european leaders if he seeks to push through actual cuts to the budget at the eu summit later this month. >> that crunch summit later this month is shaping up to be a rather unpleasant showdown between countries who want more eu spending and members who want cuts. >> the possibility of a budget lockdown is already dominating talks among european leaders. on thursday, ireland's prime minister was in berlin. >> both angela merkel -- into merkel played down concerns over the you crisis. she said -- she stressed the importance of communication. and next, i will try to talk directly with david cameron. we are in close contact with britain, and germany
Nov 3, 2012 8:30am PDT
engines. quite clear. well use. >> britain's in urban and rural areas oppose killing badgers. many want to learn how they can help. the veteran activist explains that it is all about mapping sets in order to thwart the hunters. >> we regularly get people out here who came to check on it. there is never any sign of any shooting going on. we will bring in legal protesters to make the noise, which will send the badger's straight back. this observation is simply an experiment, solely an experiment to pacify the farmers. that is all it is. >> on the other hand, the country's cattle farmers who would carry the costs are encouraged by the government's move to do something. they say tuberculosis in cattle is out of control and spreading, even sending their herds but to 26,000 cattle year. to reduce the spread of the infection has not stopped the relentless spread. killing 3000 badgers will save the lives of cattle says the chairman of the national farmers union. >> we have taken increasing cattle control measures within more testing and movement control restrictions on a cattle being moved arou
Nov 21, 2012 2:30pm PST
years. some countries say brussels is just asking for too much. >> most of all, britain. this government is threatening to veto anything more than a budget freeze, and skeptics say even that would be too much. >> many hard-liners in the governing conservative party say it is time to leave the eu altogether. >> an november day. the rest of europe across the channel a blur in the distance. conservative member of parliament douglas carswell would like to put as much space between europe and the uk as possible. he sees the eu as a malevolent force, and he would like britain to leave the block. >> we should stop obsessing about what happened 70 years ago, understand and respect that we are all liberal democracies. liberal democracies do not fight each other. liberal democracies should be able to pursue their self interest without fear that it will end badly. >> many of his fellow conservatives and the constituents who visit his surgery share his skepticism. they come to him to complain, blaming brussels for the problems in the u.k. and across the european union. >> past centralization when it
Nov 22, 2012 2:30pm PST
, but in the run-up to the summit, britain sparked fury by pressing for deep cuts to the budget. what does london want exactly? >> david cameron has caused some fury here with his positions. he has already threatened to veto the budget that is on the table and that many eu leaders have said they cannot enter negotiations with, but david cameron wants lower payments for the eu and, most importantly, he wants to hold on to the british rebate, and that is a special deal for great britain, which margaret thatcher negotiated back in the 1980's, and they are saying it is outdated, that it is possible to hold onto it. they are saying david cameron would not have to give in to one of the two issues, and that is one of the main sticking points, while we might not even have a deal by the end of the summit. >> thanks so very much. there is quiet on both sides of the israeli-gaza border at this hour. >> the cease-fire announced wednesday night appears to be holding. 24 hours of calm and then talks will begin on the essentials needed for lasting peace. and that egypt will be playing a new and central role in
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
than $47 million. they had failed to conduct britain's biggest bank fraud. he was sentenced to seven years in prison. regulators say the system of controls at the swiss financial group was seriously lacking the capacity to monitor illegal activity which allowed the trading to remain undetectived for a period. in addition, they banned new basic c acquisitions. that does wrap up business for this hour. here is check again on markets. >>> russian officials opened a billion dollar ridge. russian leaders have set their sites on their big neighbor china. the chinese are looking right back. >> reporter: the river flows along the border. that is the russian-chinese border. the width of the river is 700 meters only so russian people can cross the river and enjoy their day trip to china. since the financial years of the sovi soviet union the number of travelers to china have been rising. last year the record had $400 million. an inflow of chinese capital has transformed the local market into shopping center. five years ago small vendors small chinese goods. >> translator: chinese products are
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
negative test results for a new alzheimer's drug. in britain, ubs is on the hook for $50 million after a rogue trader caused the bank to lose $2.3 billion. kweku adoboli was recently sentenced to 7 years in prison for his role in britain's largest trading scandal. adoboli traded etfs for ubs. regulators blame the bank for failing to question large amounts of revenue and risks by the trader. ubs considers the case closed. the swiss government, which bailed out ubs, is reviewing the bank's capital base. high-end homes are becoming speedy sellers in some markets. sales in the luxury market jumped 53% in october from last year. those homes typically price between 750,000 and a million dollars. usa today reports in some cities, the high-end digs are selling quicker, spending an average of 116 days on the market in cities like palm springs. it's said that many high-end owners are finally beginning to accept lower prices on high-end homes. the rental market is expected to remain competitive in 2013, keeping it a landlord's market. apartment rents on average will likely tick up 4.6% next year,
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
britain during world war ii. but i bet you did not know that it was buried in burma. it was shipped to the country in 1945. when the war against the japanese came in -- came to an abrupt end, there were buried so they would not fall into the wrong hands. >> they are the plane that helped win the battle of britain. the cease-fire that once -- the spitfire that once fought in the skies over europe. they were shipped to burma, but when the war with japan and its, some say they were buried. some have spent the last 60 years trying to track them down. he believes he has now located more than 30 spitfires, carefully boxed in wooden crates, waiting to be found. >> i knew the airplanes were there. i tracked down eight eyewitnesses. they all told me the same story. i have had professional survey is done by the university of leeds. i have ground radar images. everything is pointing to that we have found them. >> this is an old air base on the edge of the jungle just outside rangoon. scientists who have already visited the site have detected what would appear to be large concentrations of meta
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
, but one of confrontation. >> france voted yes. germany and britain abstained. they were kind of on the fence. what of the peace talks, which everyone says they want? >> my concern is that this might push peace? further away rather than forward. given that you need israel at the table and that the u.s. tends to be the shepherd of peace talks, the palestinians defied president obama's express wishes not to do this. the u.s. calls for direct negotiations. we have seen this in the wake of the reaction. prime minister netanyahu said this is not a vote for peace. the challenge is getting the two sides back to the table in to direct negotiations. that has been rendered more difficult in the short term. >> and what of the struggle against hamas? >> in the short term, it is an effort to show that his diplomatic efforts do produce something. but the question is, how long will be announced last? i suspect it will not last long. >> outrageous and wreaking havoc, those are some of the descriptions of britain's newspapers. it was triggered by the phone hacking scandal. lord justice levenso
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
obese, but over in britain pet owners are fighting back. reporter monica viamezar report from london. >> reporter: 7-year-old jack was out of breath and overweight. the super sized spaniel was so big he could barely move when mack and rose welsh adopted him. >> he couldn't close his legs at all. they were that wide apart. >> reporter: so they signed up their dog who they nicknamed jumbo jack for britain's fitness club. with more than 1/3 of dogs obese or overweight in england the group is helping pets transform their bodies as part of a six month fitness program. doctors say just like people obese pets are more likely to have heart problems are diabetes and other complications. veterinarian elaine penderberry says you should be able to feel the animal's ribs through their skin. >> the ideal shape is to have the waist coming up like this. you have that svelte appearance there. >> reporter: she says one of the biggest mistakes people make is overfeeding their pets. >> it's ideal if you're a couch potato. you have one biscuit for me, one for the dog. when you think about it, the calo
Nov 11, 2012 1:45pm EST
was there as our trade representative. we were desperate for money. the u.s. code enormous debts to britain, and our most important export was a slave raise crop, tobacco which brought in some 30 million the year. now, jefferson had one problem, the most important and influential friends that he had a court among the french aristocrats were all abolitionists and could not understand how we have fought a war for universl
Nov 10, 2012 4:45pm EST
. this in turn elisa its growth. in 1898 the united states had all four of these pillars. britain had three. was slowly losing, law. france, germany and most european states had three. some european states saw their religious character beginning to fade. around the world, in africa, latin america, a few states had common-law and property rights with titles and deeds. america first came to world prominence after the spanish-american war ended in 1898. for the first time it is argued by leftist historians the u.s. required an empire with cuba and the philippines. yet this war only revealed a deep difference between america and everyone else in history. one of the first things the american congress did after the war was pass a law requiring the united states to give up cuba. one searches in vain for a major world powers to ever voluntarily departed from conquered regions. the 20th centuries, a group of liberal elites who embrace the program. in node as progressivism challenging criticize these four killers. most were hostile to common-law with president woodrow wilson being the prime example o
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
to collect data. >> it is very difficult to get numbers from the west. in britain every day there are six teenagers who get the bad news. and based on our figures in using your population, it would be about 30 per day, 30 families per day that are going through hell. if your system there's not anything like a teenager. there are children, and after the age of 12, they are adults. about if we will do any research, it is the fact that we have a group that you can study, and then you would focus the madison. you will learn more about the cancers. and america, they do not exist. your numbers are all heaped together. apparently at the moment there are 70,000 per year it must be 30. >> is it easier to do clinical trials on teenagers and young children? are the ethical issues lower? >> i believe it is more difficult to give -- to do the research. they tend to be underinsured. they tend to sometimes have no insurance. love it or hate it, the patient for protection and affordable care act may change that because it gives us the opportunity to ensure young people up to the age of 26 here in the uni
Nov 25, 2012 4:30pm EST
. in 1998 the united states at all for these pillars. britain had three and was fully listen, not. france, germany and european descent three, but some european states of the religious character already beginning to fade. around the world and africa, asia and latin america to come if you see fit, not in property research titles and dates. america came to prominence after the spanish-american war ended in the team 88. for the first time it's argued largely by leftist historians the u.s. acquired an empire with cuba and the philippines. if this were only revealed the deep differences between america and everyone else in history. for one of the first things the american congress did after the war was pass a law requiring the united states to give the cuba. when searches in vain for major world powers who voluntarily departed from conquered regions. as the 20 century dawned a group of liberals use to embrace the program loosely known as progressivism, challenge and criticize these four pillars. most were hostile to common law with president woodrow wilson been a prime example of one who thoug
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. because america is an idea, isn't it? i mean ireland is a great country. it's not an idea. great britain is a great country. it's not an idea. that is mao we see you around the world. -- that's how we see you around the world. right up there with the remay songs and crop rotations and the beatles white album. the american idea is it's an idea. the idea that you and me are created equal. it will ensure an economic recession will not become an equality recession and the idea that life is not meant to be endured but enjoyed. the idea that -- we'll do the rest. this country was the first to claw its way out of darkness and put in on paper. and god love you for it. because there -- these aren't just american ideas anymore. there's no copyright on them. you brought them into the world. it's a wide world now. i know america says they have the world within them. but the thing is the world has a bit of america in it, too. these truths, your truths, they are self-in evidence us. so those people i've been talking about today, the poor, they are not those people, they are not "them." they are us, yo
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